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The world this morning introduced by John Tlmpson and Robert Robinson
6.45 Travel news, What's on. and Keep fit with EILEEN FOWLER ( 6.50-6.55)
6.55 Weather, programme news
7.0 News and more of Today including at 7.25 Sportsdesk; at 7.35.* Today's Papers
7.45 Thought for the Day
7.50 Travel news
7.55 Weather, programme news
8.0 News and more of Today including at 8.25 Sportsdesk; at 8.35* Today's Papers

Contributors

Introduced By:
John Tlmpson
Introduced By:
Robert Robinson
Unknown:
Eileen Fowler

from 9.20 Reading
Should I teach my little boy to read before he goes to schoolf Are comics a bad thingf
Are today's teaching methods responsible for adult illiteracy? What is dyslexiat
Put your questions on reading to Margaret Spencer. Lecturer in Education at the Institute of Education, and John Merritt , Professor of Educational Studies at the Open University.
Judith Chalmers in the chair. Produced by the Woman's Hour Unit
Call [number removed]from 8.0 am

Contributors

Unknown:
Margaret Spencer.
Unknown:
John Merritt
Unknown:
Judith Chalmers

The Bore by JOAN FLEMING Read by Noel Johnson
If you're off your guard, anything can happen ... Ten successful, busy years, and I had to come out with it. I hadn'even thought of it for years.

Contributors

Unknown:
Joan Fleming
Read By:
Noel Johnson

Presenter George Luce Home and Family
Go away, Dad! Some people say that the presence of a father at birth can adversely affect the child for life. DAVtD LLOYD asks a few questions.
With other items and your letters in What's On Your Mind?

Contributors

Presenter:
George Luce

by P.G. Wodehouse
starring Michael Hordern as Jeeves and Richard Briers as Bertie Wooster
with Rex Garner as Gussie Fink-Nottle, James Villiers as Roderick Spode, Miriam Margolyes as Stiffy Byng
Adapted by Chris Miller from the book "The Code of the Woosters"

Contributors

Writer:
P G. Wodehouse
Adapter:
Chris Miller
Producer:
David Hatch
Jeeves:
Michael Hordern
Bertie Wooster:
Richard Briers
Gussie Fink-Nottle:
Rex Garner
Roderick Spode:
James Villiers
Stiffy Byng:
Miriam Margolyes

from 2.0
Introduced by Sue MacGregor Leisure and Pleasure: pursuits, entertainments and places to go.
2.0-2.2 News
About the House: more points from Parliament
What's New for the Home: a report.
Medicine Today and Tomorrow: DR ERIC JAMESON looks at new Ideas and techniques. JAMES MCMANUS reads
Holding On by MERVYN JONES (6)

Contributors

Introduced By:
Sue MacGregor
Unknown:
Dr Eric Jameson
Unknown:
James McManus
Unknown:
Mervyn Jones

by WILKIE COLLINS dramatised in six parts by ELIZABETH BRADBURY with Angela Pleasence as Magdalen Vanstone and Frank Thornton as Captain Wragge
3: Magdalen Takes a Risk

Contributors

Unknown:
Wilkie Collins
Unknown:
Elizabeth Bradbury
Unknown:
Angela Pleasence
Unknown:
Magdalen Vanstone
Unknown:
Frank Thornton

visits Hertfordshire
Members of the Cholesbury. cum-St Leonards Horticultural Society put their questions to FRED LOADS, BILL SOWERBUTTS and ALAN GEMMELL
QuestionmasterMiCHAELBARRATT Producer KENNETH FORD

Contributors

Unknown:
Bill Sowerbutts
Unknown:
Alan Gemmell
Producer:
Kenneth Ford

A panel game devised by TONY SHRYANE and EDWARD J. MASON
Dilys Powell and Frank Muir challenge Anne Scott-James and Denis Norden
In the chair Jack Longland Questions compiled by PETER MOORE
(Repeated: Thursday, 12.27)

Contributors

Unknown:
Tony Shryane
Unknown:
Edward J. Mason
Unknown:
Dilys Powell
Unknown:
Frank Muir
Unknown:
Anne Scott-James
Unknown:
Denis Norden
Unknown:
Jack Longland
Unknown:
Peter Moore

Contributors

Written By:
K. L. Crabbe
Dan Archer:
Edgar Harrison
Doris Archer:
Gwen Berryman
Tony Archer:
Colin Skipp
Philip Archer:
Norman Painting
Jill Archer:
Patricia Greene
Laura Archer:
Gwenda Wilson
Woolley:
Philip Garston-Jones
Sid Perks:
Alan Devereux
Polly Perks:
Hilary Newcombe
Nora McAuley:
Julia Mark
Martha Woodford:
Mollie Harris
Joe Grundy:
Reg Johnston
Armstrong:
Gordon Gardner
Neil Carter:
Brian Hewlett
Haydn Evans:
Charles Williams
Adamson:
Richard Carrington
George Barford:
Graham Roberts
Mary:
Catherine Crutchley

Ring- Robin Day to put your question in person to scientist and science-fiction writer Arthur C. Clarke , author of 2001: a Space Odyssey.
To promote a maximum flow of questions, [number removed](16 lines) will take them from 6.0 pm until the end of the programme A space Homer: page 24

Contributors

Unknown:
Robin Day
Unknown:
Arthur C. Clarke

A portrait in words and music of Ludwig van Beethoven
(From an oration delivered at Beethoven's graveside)
Part 1: The Lyre of Orpheus Joss Ackland as Beethoven Others taking part:
BETTY BASKCOMB , SARA COWARD MARTIN FRIEND , JOHN GABRIEL
BRIAN HEWLETT , NIGEL LAMBERT JOHN RYE , JAMES THOMASON
The programme compiled and introduced by JULIAN BUDDEN Producer HALLAM TENNYSON
(Part 2. 'The Lonely Years,' next Tuesday. Originally broadcast in one part in December 1970 in celebration of the bicentenary of Beethoven's birth)
9.29 Weather

Contributors

Unknown:
Ludwig van Beethoven
Unknown:
Joss Ackland
Unknown:
Betty Baskcomb
Unknown:
Sara Coward
Unknown:
Martin Friend
Unknown:
John Gabriel
Unknown:
Brian Hewlett
Unknown:
Nigel Lambert
Unknown:
John Rye
Unknown:
James Thomason
Introduced By:
Julian Budden
Producer:
Hallam Tennyson

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